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Jared Leto Praises Perfect Heath Ledger

Jared Leto believes Heath Ledger's portrayal of The Joker was one of the most ''perfect'' performances he'd ever seen.The 44-year-old actor had ''no hesitation'' on taking on the iconic role in 'Suicide Squad', even though...

Heath Ledger's Sister Tried To Talk Sense To The Actor On The Eve Of His Death

The Brokeback Mountain star died at the age of 28 in 2008, and his father Kim has now revealed the actor's sister Kate was the last person his son spoke to before he...

Jared Leto: 'Heath Ledger Was The Perfect Joker'

The 44-year-old takes on the iconic comic book villain in Suicide Squad and admits he was initially reluctant to sign up for the part after watching Heath's mesmerising and chilling performance in Christopher Nolan's The...

Lindsay Lohan Accuses Jared Leto Of Ripping Off Brandon Lee And Urges Fans Not To See 'Suicide Squad'

Lindsay Lohan took aim at Jared Leto on Instagram earlier this week, by posting then deleting a collage of the actors who have played The Joker alongside Brandon Lee, and accusing the Suicide Squad star...

Singer Michelle Williams: 'I Always Get Confused With The Actress!'

The 35-year-old singer claims she's frequently mixed-up with the Oscar-nominated actress, especially when it comes to invoices. "So I get this phone call one day, and it was about this crazy phone...

Jared Leto Knows He's Walking Upon Hallowed Ground With Joker Role

Jared Leto has some big shoes to fill when it comes to playing The Joker in the upcoming Suicide Squad movie. In 1989’s Batman the role was taken on by the legendary Jack Nicholson then...

Jake Gyllenhaal: 'Heath Ledger Dying Changed My Life'

The two actors became close while filming 2005 movie Brokeback Mountain, and Jake admits his co-star and friend's accidental drug overdose in 2008 has affected him so deeply that he struggles to talk...

Toni Collette Joins Judging Panel For Heath Ledger Scholarship

The Australians in Film (AiF) association announced Toni and the rest of the line up of judges on Thursday (31Mar16) and the actress will also be joined by Limitless star Abbie Cornish. Hollywood veteran Toni,...

Jared Leto: 'Playing The Joker Was Painful'

The Dallas Buyers Club star went to extreme measures to play the comic book psychopath and did not break character during down time during filming on the upcoming supervillain movie. He even...

Hilarious Throwback Video Of Heath Ledger And Comedian Magda Szubanski From 2006 Goes Viral

A video featuring the late Heath Ledger and ‘Kath and Kim’ actress Magda Szubanski from 2006 went viral this week, after being featured in a Throwback Thursday post. The funny clip shows Szubanski in character...

Jake Gyllenhaal Misses Heath Ledger 'Very Badly'

Jake Gyllenhaal stopped ''wasting time on things that are trivial and superficial'' when Heath Ledger died.The 34-year-old actor has opened up about losing his 'Brokeback Mountain' co-star to an accidental overdose in 2008 to admit...

Jake Gyllenhaal: 'Venice Film Festival Was Tough Without Heath Ledger'

The two actors promoted Oscar-winning 2005 movie Brokeback Mountain at the Italian film event, and Gyllenhaal admits returning to Venice last week (ends11Sep15) was bittersweet - because he had fond memories of hanging...

Brokeback Mountain Stage Show Heading To West End

British producer Tom O'Connell has acquired the rights to the drama starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, and the first-ever theatre adaptation is currently in production and scheduled to open in 2016....

Wes Bentley: 'Heath Ledger's Death Is My Greatest Loss'

The stars worked together on 2002's The Four Feathers and Bentley admits he greatly misses Ledger, seven years after he suffered an accidental drug overdose. He says, "He was like a brother...

Heath Ledger's Joker Journal Emerges

The Australian star won a posthumous Oscar for his performance as the creepy criminal mastermind in the superhero movie, having died six months before the film's release after suffering an accidental overdose of...

Actress Michelle Williams Dating Author Jonathan Safran Foer - Report

The Brokeback Mountain star and the Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close writer met through mutual friends, and a source tells Us Weekly that the two are "in the same mind-set", thanks to their...

Heath Ledger 'Fell In Love At First Sight'

Heath Ledger fell in love with Michelle Williams ''at first sight.'''Brokeback Mountain' screenwriter Diana Ossana says the late Australian actor, who died from an accidental drug overdose in January 2008 just months after he and...

Jake Gyllenhaal Opens Up About His Pain At Losing Heath Ledger

When Heath Ledger died from an accidental overdose in 2008 the world mourned the loss of a shining star. But there were few that mourned the loss more than Ledger's Brokeback Mountain co-star, Jake Gyllenhaal...

Jake Gyllenhaal: 'Heath Ledger's Death Made Me Realise What's Important About Life'

Gyllenhaal reveals Ledger's overdose death in 2008 was a huge blow and made him focus more on what is important in his life. He tells NPR.org, "I miss him as a...

Jake Gyllenhaal Misses Heath Ledger

Jake Gyllenhaal ''misses'' Heath Ledger.The 34-year-old actor's 'Brokeback Mountain' co-star died from an accidental overdose in 2008 at the age of 29 and he feels the loss both on a personal and professional level.He said:...

Heath Ledger Was First Choice To Play Mad Max In Fury Road

Miller admits he had many conversations with the Brokeback Mountain star about his plans to revive the Mad Max franchise before his untimely death. The filmmaker tells website TheDailyBeast.com, "Every time Heath...

Michelle Williams Keeps Things 'Real' For Daughter

Michelle Williams keeps life ''as normal as possible'' for her daughter.The 'My Week with Marilyn' actress has nine-year-old Matilda with late actor Heath Ledger - who died of an accidental overdose seven years ago -...

Heath Ledger's Father Sets Up Charity To Tackle Prescription Drug Abuse

The Dark Knight star was just 28 years old when he died from an accidental prescription drug overdose in 2008, and his dad Kim Ledger is campaigning for better education about potentially dangerous...

Michelle Williams Sells Home She Shared With Heath Ledger

Actress Michelle Williams has sold off the home she once shared with her former fiance Heath Ledger.The stars lived together at the six-bedroomed property in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn after buying it in 2005, and Williams...

Hans Zimmer Dedicates London Performance To Heath Ledger

Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer dedicated a performance of his The Dark Knight theme tune to the movie's late star Heath Ledger.The German musician played a concert in London on Friday (10Oct14), reviving his iconic movie...

Michelle Williams Selling New York Home She Shared With Heath Ledger

Actress Michelle Williams is selling off the New York home she shared with late boyfriend Heath Ledger.The couple purchased the Brooklyn property for $3.6 million (£2.25 million) in 2005 and the Blue Valentine star has...

Gemma Ward Makes Modelling Comeback

Gemma Ward made her modelling comeback last night (18.09.14).The 26-year-old beauty has been on a seven-year hiatus from the fashion industry but last night (18.09.14) took to the catwalk for Prada's spring/summer 2015 show at...

Drew Barrymore's Half-sister Death An Accident?

Drew Barrymore's half-brother doesn't believe their half-sister committed suicide.Jessica Barrymore was found dead in her car by a neighbour on Tuesday (29.07.14) with pills reportedly scattered around her but John Barrymore - who shared a...

Kate Hudson: 'Heath Ledger Was Best Kisser'

Kate Hudson says Heath Ledger was her best ever on-screen kiss.The 35-year-old actress - who has sons Ryder, 10, from her marriage to Matt Bellamy, and Bingham, three, with fiance Matt Bellamy - has shared...

Heath Ledger's Father Saddened By Ryan Corr's Drug Arrest

Heath Ledger's father has expressed his sadness after the actor who received his son's scholarship fund was arrested on suspicion of drug possession.Rising star Ryan Corr, who appears in Russell Crowe's upcoming movie The Water...

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